In the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story “Mother’s Helper,” Sylvia and Martin help take care of three-year-old Laura. They make a list of fun things to do with her. On the list is a game called Scudge Pundleman.
Here’s how you play:
One of you becomes a fairy man named Scudge Pundleman and transforms into the animal of your choice. While you transform, the others chant: “Scudge Pundleman, Scudge Pundleman.”
When you have become the animal, they then try to guess what you are. They can ask questions like ‘what do you eat’ or ‘where do you sleep?’ Do your best to show them, but no talking! The others guess until they get it right. As you play, each person gets a turn to be Scudge.
About the Authors
David Sewell McCann
David Sewell McCann fell in love with spinning stories in first grade – the day a storyteller came to his class and captured his mind and imagination. He has been engaged in storytelling all of his adult life through painting, film-making, teaching and performing. Out of his experience as a Waldorf elementary class teacher and parent, he has developed a four step method of intuitive storytelling, which he now shares through workshops and through this website.
Jenny Barandich is the graphic designer who brings color and magic to all of Sparkle’s graphics.
With more than 20 years of experience, Jenny works with clients both locally and worldwide. She believes in unique yet practical designs that suit her clients’ needs, covering a wide range of industries including publishing, high-tech, nonprofit, medical, communications, and marketing. Jenny received a B.A. in Visual Communication from the Avni Institute of Art and Design in Tel Aviv. She now lives in Toronto with her husband and three children.